Aerospace and Defence
Morson are the UK's No.1 aerospace recruiter, supplying the aerospace and defence industry for 50 years.
We currently have over 7,000 blue and white contractors on assignment across the globe.
We pride ourselves on our involvement with some of the world’s most prominent aerospace and defence organisations, having developed good working relationships with companies that are running many of the most exciting aerospace projects the industry has to offer.
In such a diverse industry, aviation and aerospace jobs can take candidates down a wide range of career paths, both internationally and here in the UK. With aerospace jobs required in both military and civilian aviation projects, this dynamic sector regularly throws up a whole host of new opportunities for those interested in working in the industry. Candidates can find opportunities from aviation quality and inspection jobs to aeronautical engineering.
Our aerospace and defence recruitment teams are divided into five specialist sectors - systems and software, design and analysis, manufacturing and production, MRO, and professional services. Dividing our recruitment teams in this way helps us cater for individuals and organisations looking to fill specialist aerospace jobs. Our specialist recruitment teams have a proven track record of being able to locate and successfully place talent across the full lifecycle of aviation and aerospace projects, from the initial design, test and validation stages through to the manufacturing, production and delivery phases. From our extensive candidate talent pool, we are able to source personnel who have vast skill sets, enabling us to recruit individuals that can support the components of each technical area across land, sea and air platforms.
Our dedicated Systems and Software division continues to develop and grow as the demand and requirements for specialist personnel increases. Our team have experience placing systems and software engineering candidates across all areas of the aerospace and defence sector, from complex missile systems contracts, to the integration of sophisticated avionics systems in aircraft and helicopters.
The specialist recruitment consultants that make up our aerospace design team are experts in their field. We’ve got experience sourcing and supplying exceptional individuals for niche disciplines in projects both in the UK and around the world. We work with some of the world’s most prominent and exciting aerospace and defence organisations, who are always on the lookout for candidates of exceptional quality to fulfil challenging new roles.
We have full capability in blue and white collar skills, able to supply personnel globally. With 40 years as the UK's leading recruitment supplier our core disciplines range from manufactuing engineers to jig and tool designers.
We provide resources and line maintenance support from 'A checks' through to 'D checks', service bulletins and engine changes. Other support activites include: process management, fuel tank repair, AOG teams, training and apprenticeships. We work with Airbus and Boeing fleets, military fixed wing and rotary aircraft with over 3000 personnel on assignment. In 2018 Morson expanded our MRO capabilities by gaining EASA Part 145 approvals on Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. Our MRO activities are an exciting new part of the business that is growing fast. Morson’s line stations have full tooling provision and utilise the latest and greatest equipment in the business. This includes mobile iPads with Morson’s proprietary aircraft maintenance system “MAES.mobile”.
Our professional services recruitment team completes our 'one stop shop' offering of aerospace recruitment services. We recruit for finance, HR, procurement and business change verticals and have 750 white collar contractors on client sites.
We spoke to Senior Systems Engineer at Thales, Estel Dandridge, who took us through the project and her career...
Configuration Engineer Location: Stevenage Duration: Initially until 17/03/2020 Rates: £30-£35 per h LTD Description: Carrying out Engineering Change Management Activities to include: Reviewing documentation for completion and accuracy, generating part numbers/drawing numbers, structuring Bills of Material, interrogating engineering drawings and implementing the Engineering Changes. Support in Generating, publishing and maintaining: Configuration Management Plans, Product/Project Structures, Strike Registers, Design Signature Lists, etc. Supporting regular Configuration Management Committee meetings (CMC, LTC, CCB). Supporting Configuration Manager in the planning and carrying out of Supplier Audits Proven ability/Key skills: Proven record of working in a similar role with suitable knowledge Familiarity with MS Office and data systems (Windchill an advantage) Good interpersonal and organisational skills with good attention to details Additional information: Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining a UK MOD Security Clearance (SC level minimum).
Morson International are currently seeking a financial controller to work for one of our manufacturing clients based in Bracknell. This is a fixed term contract position for 6 months. Some of the key responsibilities would be as follows : Own & Plan the Statutory Accounting Process Ensure timely and accurate filing of all statutory financial statements. Provide additional information, approve & submit various regulatory reports. Provide additional information, approve & submit Corporate Income Tax returns. Provide additional information, approve monthly consolidated tax packs. Provide additional information, approve VAT Reports, WHT submissions. Co-ordinate and support, Tax Audits for all corporate legal entities within the country. Responsible for monthly close activities and ensure timely & qualitative close and reporting of books Provide/Review monthly supplemental schedules and statistical data. Review/approve trial balances / balance sheet accounts. Conduct flux analyses. Review/approve/ Prepare complex, judgmental journals; define calculation method for recurring, non-judgmental journals. Review country/region specific contracts and provide compliant revenue recognition accounting treatment. Liaise with CFL, SBG controllers & commercial finance to ensure overall revenue recognition compliance. Review/approve balance sheet account reconciliations. Conduct material, annual Balance Sheet reviews. Safeguard company assets in the region - review and approve fixed assets/inventory counts. Provide compliant accounting treatments for government grants, transfer pricing and other technical accounting advice. Drive and support any internal/external audit for corporate Legal Entities Drive remediation of audit observations & ensure strong internal controls environment. Leverage and Maximize Support and local finance persons on all key - deliverables. Owns and maintain the SOP (standard Operating Procedures) for the site activities. Drive and support Corporate Audits in the Country and support resolution of Internal Controls CAPs
SOFTWARE ENGINEER (Electrical Ground Support Equipment) - Portsmouth, 12 month contract Job description: A contract opportunity to work in the MWS AIT team has arisen, our client is currently starting Assembly Integration and Test (AIT) activities on the MWS Engineering Model (EM). The Microwave Sounder (MWS) instrument is a 24 channel self-calibrating microwave radiometer, providing the operational microwave humidity sounding capability for the MetOp second generation (SG) meteorological satellites. The primary objective of MWS is to support regional and global scale Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) by the provision of real time atmospheric temperature and water-vapour sounding data. The scope of work is to provide functional and operational support for the preparation, execution and test result evaluation. KEY TASKS: Implementation of test scripts using µTOPE Design of synoptics, Telemetry Displays and MMI Management of the MWS TMTC Database Operation descriptions and manuals REQUIRED SKILLS / PROVEN ABILITY: Good programming skills (QT and tcl/tk will be a plus) Knowledge of EGSE and bench architecture Knowledge in electronics and RF would be desirable Knowledge of the verification approach Good knowledge in UNIX/Linux/Windows usage Knowledge of ECSS, MIB and/or PUS standard would be an asset Familiarity with SpaceWire and C&C would be an advantage
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